tv CBS 5 Eyewitness News at Noon CBS October 3, 2012 12:00pm-12:30pm PDT
>> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald good afternoon, i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. and it is game on oakland! in less than 30 minutes, the as go after the american league west championship. we already saw the rush for play-off tickets this week. and, of course, the champagne celebrations in the locker room monday after the team clinched
a spot in the play-offs. first time since 2006. but as cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran shows us now, today's game isn't the only thing that has as fans mighty happy. >> let's go, oakland! >> reporter: we're told it's the day to be an a. >> let's go, oakland! >> reporter: hours before the game, dedicated as fans set up tents and fired up the grill. for the love of the as, and the game. >> we love our as with a passion. >> reporter: the as could stay in oakland for a few more years. >> the commission currently is -- we put a proposal on the table. four, five extra years. we're excited. >> reporter: he says the extended stay will give the city time to plan on a long- term solution of building a new stadium. >> it's about time oakland tries to keep the oakland as in oakland. >> reporter: there were rumors that the as were headed to the
south bay. i spoke with fans about the potential long distance relationship and they were nothing short of honest. would you go to a game in san jose? >> uhm....... probably not. just because i like to party a little bit and i wouldn't want to do the driving and drinking. >> they should be able to go wherever they can go and win with money and in san jose that's where it's at. it's not here. >> either way, wherever they're at, i'll be there. wherever they go, i'll always be an as fan. >> reporter: the as could stay in the east bay. the managing partner lew wolff says he is absolutely interested in reaching an agreement, an agreement fans say the east bay economy depends on. >> this is a working man's ball team. you know? $2 tickets today. where else can you go to get $2 tickets? >> reporter: the commission is planning other meeting with the as in the next couple of weeks. until then, first things first.
>> let's go, oakland! >> reporter: in oakland, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >> and talk about the perfect day to be at the ballpark. >> no kidding. cbs 5's roberta gonzales joins us now live from the coliseum with a front row seat. >> reporter: i found the best tailgate party in the entire coliseum! [ screaming ] >> reporter: the fans are jump on the bandwagon fans, they have been coming to games all season long. this is the 79th home game of the season and comes down to the last game of the season for bragging rights. who is going to win the title? >> oakland! whoo! >> reporter: the good guys today, we have so much more to talk about from the coliseum, that's coming up later on in the program. roberta gonzales, cbs. back to you in the studio. >> no kidding. >> great stuff, roberta. >> hope she gets some barbecue. the as look it go out on top, on the other side of the
bay it was all about make an entrance. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec joins us live from ocean beach, where the military landed in style this morning for fleet week. hi, anne. >> reporter: it was quite a show here in san francisco. now that multi-agency exercise has moved down south to moffett field, where city leaders and military leaders are working now with the national guard planning for an emergency. but earlier the action was certainly here at ocean beach. >> can you turn south? >> reporter: it's a reminder that fleet week isn't just for show. an exercise that could save our lives in an emergency, a meeting between bay area first responders and the u.s. military to train for a major disaster. >> today is really the culmination of months and months of training with the san francisco department of emergency management and the city and county of san francisco. >> reporter: this landing craft air cushion traveled up from camp pendleton on the u.s.
macon island an amphibious assault ship sitting about eight miles offshore. both are capablof transporting everything from food and water to weapons of war. the marine set up a mobile hospital to test if it's ever needed an important exercise. >> it's one that i personally felt was necessary to do to practice not only the landing of an amphibious craft here but the understanding of the kind of help that we could get should our major arteries be clogged. >> reporter: fleet week is just one of many big events going on in san francisco this weekend. there's america's cup racing, the castro street fair, hardly strictly bluegrass at golden gate park, plus giants play-off baseball and the 49ers are playing at candlestick. hundreds of thousands of people will be converging on san francisco, an appropriate time to think of city safety. >> upon receipt of a request, we can point ships and some
capability in this direction quickly. >> what better place to show it than san francisco as part of fleet week to kick off all the events? >> reporter: now, tonight all of these agencies are having a meeting to break down what went right and what went wrong in this big exercise. you can find out more about all of these resources this weekend at fleet week. live in san francisco, anne makovec, cbs 5. more bay area headlines. berkeley fire investigators are trying to find the cause of an overnight duplex fire. five people got out safely including a woman in a wheelchair who was rescued by police. san jose police looking for suspects in connection with two shootings. a man was wounded near ezie street. hours later another man showed up at the hospital with a gunshot wound. both are expected to survive. a first-of-its-kind law in california is being challenged. governor brown signed a bill to stop therapies aimed at turning gay and lesbians straight.
a christian legal group is trying to overturn that law. the group filed a lawsuit on behalf of a psychiatrist who is also a pastor in san diego. it also names a plaintiff who has benefited from this therapy. the law takes effect january 1. president obama and gop challenger mitt romney squaring off tonight in denver. it's the first of three presidential debates and as bigad shaban shows us, the focus tonight will be on the economy, healthcare and domestic issues. >> reporter: the stage is set for the first presidential debate. mitt romney trails in many battleground state polls and this is an opportunity for him to gain some ground. >> i think you're going to see the mitt romney that really cares about putting the american people back to work. i think that's the most important goal that the governor has. >> reporter: president obama will be pressing his own plan for the economy. but today he is facing new criticism over something he said in 2007. during a speech to a predominantly black audience, then senator obama implied the
bush administration was withholding recovery money after hurricane katrina based on race. >> what's happening down in new orleans? where is your dollar? >> reporter: all major media outlets covered the speech at the time. >> i have to say i'm a little amazed that as you mentioned a widely covered speech likely by people at your network is somehow caused a kerfuffle five years later. >> reporter: millions of people will be watching anxious to see who has the best jobs plan. bill is try to find work. he has been a regular at this job center since he lost his job as a truck driver last december. the 61-year-old has been at a homeless shelter for five months and still waiting on both candidates to offer specific. >> they are spending a lot of time and money saying, we'll do this and that. we would like to see more results. >> reporter: romney participated in 19 debates during the primaries. president obama is also a
seasoned debater. bigad shaban, cbs news, denver. denver university students got a chance to stand in for the stars of the debate this morning. students look mighty presidential too took the mark for the president and mr. romney and the moderator jim lehrer. this picture made the front page of the "new york times" today. so that is pretty cool. technicians were testing the debate hull during the stand-in and everything is working fine. and you can see the debate right here on cbs 5 starting at 6:00 tonight. a tv news anchor stands up to bullying. >> still to come what she considers the learning moment after an email calls attention to her weight. >> but first, a rough day for hewlett-packard on wall street. when the silicon valley giant can expect a turnaround. hi, i'm meteorologist lawrence karnow in the cbs 5 weather center. we have cooler temperatures on the way, fog not too far away. we'll talk about that coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
in to turn the struggling tech company around. hewlett-packard's ceo meg whitman expects earnings to fall in 2013 as she works to turn the struggling tech company around. she delivered the disappointing report to analysts and invests in san francisco today. hp is coming off its worst quarter ever and is aggressively cutting costs. still, whitman warned it could be 2015 before hp's revenue growth gets going again. investors didn't like that one bit. hp stock was down 11% in midday trading. it's down about 40% on the year. overall, the markets are about even on the day. the dow is down about 12 points. some students will have more options for medical school here in california. a national accrediting agency is now approving uc-riverside to open up a full medical
school. it will be the sixth uc medical campus. riverside can start enrolling future doctors next summer. forbes list of the highest paid women in entertainment is in. from the talk star to queen of talk the women on the list are hard working. take a look. coming in at number 4, talk show host ellen degeneres earning $53 million over the past 12 months. taylor swift ranks third with $57 million. and oops she did it again, pop star britney spears raked in $58 million for the number 2 spot. number one, who do you think it is? >> there she is. it's oprah, $165 million for oprah. doesn't have a show but has her own network. >> she is always number one. >> doing all right. fans in the east bay ready to make a little noise today for the oakland as. >> and a british siren joins the bevy of bond girls. a sneak peek at the new theme song. >> a lot of sunshine in most spots now but that sea breeze
orchestra. adele following of course paul mccartney in live and let die, tina turner and others. the movie is coming out in november and that will be a monster hit because everything she does is fabulous. >> right. >> sounds good. >> such a unique voice. it's going to be great. we went and got breakfast this morning and sat outside. >> you know what? by the evening people may be putting on their jackets. we have a big change in the weather coming our way. it looks like the sea breeze is kicking in. we are seeing a little haze develop even inside the bay now. still some very pleasant temperatures and warm to hot in some spots already inland. this will be the last day of that. 74 degrees in oakland. looking toward the coastline you can get an idea see that -- haze haze? low clouds and fog this afternoon. tonight low clouds and fog into the bay onshore. that southerly surge of low clouds and fog now making its way along the coastline.
that is going to fill in overnight tonight and push onshore. so the clouds coming back, the temperatures are going to be dropping off. today high pressure already starting to weaken. starting to see this low squeeze a little closer to the coastline so the sea breeze that's going to be deepening and pushing further and further onshore with clouds the next couple of days. temperatures are coming down. enjoy it. it's going away shortly. 88 in morgan hill, 87 milpitas, 72 degrees in pacifica although this afternoon, those temperatures probably dropping down to the 60s with that cool fog moving in. 94 degrees in brentwood, 94 livermore, 91 pleasant hill. inside the bay, we'll see temperatures soaring as high as 79 degrees in oakland, maybe about 76 degrees in san francisco. and about 88 degrees in santa rosa. next couple of days, we are going to watch those temperatures really take a tumble on thursday and friday. partly cloudy skies into saturday and sunday. and by monday, there is even a slight chance of scattered showers. so yeah, the weather has been fantastic. big changes are on the way.
our roberta gonzales is out at the ballpark. it's a play-off atmosphere and the weather is beautiful. >> it's glorious. in fact, it's 83 degrees here at the coliseum. you have been scanning the parking lot here trying to find the best tailgate party and hands down, it's these guys. >> yeah! >> right here. >> reporter: you know -- [ inaudible ] >> reporter: okay. all right. so... >> whoo! >> reporter: it comes down to the very last game of this regular season. it's a 162nd game. in fact, it's the 79th home game, right, guys? >> yeah!! whoo! >> reporter: and the last time the oakland as played our texas rangers was here at home on july 18th. i had the privilege and the honor of throwing out the first pitch and ever since then, this
team is 46-22. >> whoo! > >> reporter: today's game is the second sold-out game of the entire season. now, tell me, what is your name? >> my name is rob. >> reporter: have you been to many games thi season in. >> 30. oakland has a rich tradition of baseball. today, they are going to show the texas rangers how the west was won. >> yeah! >> let's go, baby! whoo! >> reporter: this game is for bragging rights. whoever wins today will be number one in fact american league west. now, what is your name is you are milton, right? >> i'm milton. what's up. >> reporter: what's so special about this game in your opinion? >> we have the whole city coming out everybody from around the bay area showing support for the best underdog in baseball right now. >> yeah! >> the city's uniting about a good cause and we're all having fun and enjoying ourselves. >> reporter: thank you, guys. thank you. these guys are here to see a
sweep today. not only will it be a sweep, where is that broom, but for bragging rights number one in the american league west. if you want more information about all today's coverage, visit us online, cbssf.com poinsettias sports. go as! >> whoo! >> she has the power. >> no kidding. >> quite the crew she's with today. >> i'd love to watch the game with then. >> it would be a riot. >> so much fun. >> they are already started. >> there were a few raider fans in there, too, i think, maybe ale. things get personal for a local tv news anchor from wisconsin. after receiving an email complaining about her being obese as a poor example, the anchor responded. >> if you were r at home and you are talking about the fat news lady, guess what, your children are probably going to go to school and call someone fat. >> this clip of jennifer livingston's response has now gone viral. livingston was on "cbs this morning" and she says she has
battled with her weight since having three girls. she says the email calling on her to lose weight was her fault. >> that email was well written. it was articulate. but make no mistake about it, it was meant to hurt my feelings. it was meant to shame me into losing weight. and in my opinion, that's a bully. >> livingston says she is very surprised by the reaction her on air editorial sparkeds across the country. as for the man who wrote the email, he stands by his comments. >> he sent another email and said, listen, i'll help you lose the weight. whatever you need. >> he is getting e-mails, too. >> well, fan or not, people can't stop talking about the oakland as. you just saw roberta there. >> the big sweep needed to clinch the division title is coming up next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,
coming up tonight at five: e pressure to be thin -- we st it's time for this week's best buys, eat fresh, stay healthy and save money on your food budget of i pick out three items every week but there's plenty out there. check the ads and quality. we'll start with the beautiful juice oranges in the market right now. you can find them for about 25 cents each on your local ads. that is a great price. and loaded with flavor. and, of course, nutritional value. broccoli still local grown, coming into the market from
many parts of the u.s. look how beautiful this broccoli is. you can find it on your local specials in the market for roughly with $1.29 a bunch. that's a great deal. when you bring them home, though, open up that bag. if you close it, they will decay faster. local grown tomatoes we still have a few more weeks. look how beautiful they are. loaded with flavor. eat them like an apple just like that they're so good. you can find these tomatoes for 79 cents a pound. eat fresh, stay healthy and save some money. i'm tony tantillo, your fresh grocer. ciao. coming up at 5:00 the pressure to be thin. we see it on television, in magazines, everywhere. >> now it may be genetic. how our genes make some more vulnerable than others. that and more at 5:00. have you heard there is a game oakland? >> it's a bigie . just a win away from winning the west
after being 13 games behind this summer. it's going to take a sweep of the rangers to get there. the would-be clincher just minutes away. >> the coliseum is packed with the green and gold play-off bound for the first time in six years. so what do we say? go get 'em! >> good luck, as. all right. that's it for cbs 5 news at noon. >> i'm going to go watch that game. >> sold out. >> second time this year. >> is that right? >> great game. >> see you tomorrow. captions by: caption colorado email@example.com
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